Proch Family History

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Proch Name Meaning

Polish and German: from Polish proch ‘dust’, ‘powder’, ‘gunpowder’, probably a nickname for a miller.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ploch, Drach, Poch, Prock, Groch, Moch, Pach, Grosh, Krock, Peach

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Proch Family Origin

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Proch Family Occupations

What did your Proch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Litographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Proch. The most common Proch occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Proch's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Litographer

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Proch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Proch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Proch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Proch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Proch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Proch. For the veterans among your Proch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Proch Life Expectancy

What is the average Proch lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Proch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Proch in 1952 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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